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Thomlin at Galle in and is now preserved in the Colombo National Museum. In , after decades of intermittent warfare with the Portuguese, Vimaladharmasuriya I moved his kingdom to the inland city of Kandy , a location he thought more secure from attack.


In , the king signed a treaty with the Dutch East India Company to get rid of the Portuguese who ruled most of the coastal areas. The Dutch remained in the areas they had captured, thereby violating the treaty they had signed in An ethnic group named Burgher people emerged in Sri Lankan society as a result of Dutch rule.

Later, a crisis of succession emerged in Kandy upon king Vira Narendrasinha 's death in He was married to a Telugu -speaking Nayakkar princess from South India Madurai and was childless by her. Kings of the Nayakkar dynasty launched several attacks on Dutch controlled areas, which proved to be unsuccessful.

Following his death, a nephew of Rajadhi Rajasinha, eighteen-year-old Kannasamy, was crowned. By this time, experiments with coffee plantations were largely successful.

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Falling coffee prices as a result of the depression of stalled economic development and prompted the governor to introduce a series of taxes on firearms, dogs, shops, boats, etc.

Tea production in Sri Lanka thrived in the following decades. Large-scale rubber plantations began in the early 20th century. British appointed Kandyan chiefs, By the end of the 19th century, a new educated social class transcending race and caste arose through British attempts to staff the Ceylon Civil Service and the legal, educational, and medical professions.

Buddhist and Hindu revivalism reacted against Christian missionary activities. But without massive popular support, and with the governor's encouragement for "communal representation" by creating a "Colombo seat" that dangled between Sinhalese and Tamils, the Congress lost momentum towards the mids. This step was strongly criticised by the Tamil political leadership, who realised that they would be reduced to a minority in the newly created State Council of Ceylon , which succeeded the legislative council.

However, this demand was not met by the Soulbury reforms of — Modern Sri Lanka Main articles: Sri Lankan independence movement , History of Sri Lanka —present , and Sri Lankan Civil War The formal ceremony marking the start of self-rule, with the opening of the first parliament at Independence Square The Soulbury constitution ushered in Dominion status , with independence proclaimed on 4 February Senanayake became the first Prime Minister of Ceylon. A countrywide popular demonstration against withdrawal of the rice ration, known as Hartal , resulted in the resignation of prime minister Dudley Senanayake.

Bandaranaike was elected prime minister in His three-year rule had a profound impact through his self-proclaimed role of "defender of the besieged Sinhalese culture".

Although partially reversed in , the bill posed a grave concern for the Tamil community, which perceived in it a threat to their language and culture.

Chelvanayakam , leader of the FP, to resolve the looming ethnic conflict. The bill, together with various government colonisation schemes , contributed much towards the political rancour between Sinhalese and Tamil political leaders.

During her second term as prime minister, the government instituted socialist economic policies, strengthening ties with the Soviet Union and China , while promoting a policy of non-alignment.

In , Ceylon experienced a Marxist insurrection , which was quickly suppressed. In , the country became a republic named Sri Lanka, repudiating its dominion status.

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Prolonged minority grievances and the use of communal emotionalism as an election campaign weapon by both Sinhalese and Tamil leaders abetted a fledgling Tamil militancy in the north during the s. The Quit India day is a tribute to this spirit of freedom.

August Independence Day — India regained its independence from British rule after a long and dedicated struggle.

The commitment to sovereignty and the sacrifices of the freedom fighters is celebrated on this day.

It is one of the three national holidays in the country. August National Sports Day — Dhyan Chand, the famous Indian hockey player who bagged a number of honours and medals for India was born on 29 August.

National Sports Day is observed each year on this day to celebrate his spirit and to promote sporting activities in the country. He led the country through its freedom struggle with his ideals of non-violence and truth. His birthday is a national holiday in the country.

Indian Air Force Day is celebrated on 8 October. Founded in , by the British, the Indian postal system is the harbinger of news and joy throughout rural India. National Post Day is celebrated on 10 October. December December 4: Indian Navy Day — Indian Navy plays a very important role in safeguarding the coasts and water territory. Navy Day, celebrated on 4 December each year honours the sentinels of our seas and the sacrifices they make to safeguard our country.

The day is dedicated to the appreciation of the armed forces and to collect funds for the welfare of the armed forces personnel.

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December Kisan Divas — Indian economy is rooted deeply in agriculture.Safar 5 Fr: Muharram 5 We: Ramadan 11 Fr: Following his death, a nephew of Rajadhi Rajasinha, eighteen-year-old Kannasamy, was crowned. It is also termed as the Festival of Lights. Djumada l-Akhira 24 Th: For example, Bhatikabhaya 22 BC — AD 7 sent an envoy to Rome who brought back red coral , which was used to make an elaborate netlike adornment for the Ruwanwelisaya.

During celebrations, it is common to witness party leaders greeting the crowds.

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